Dr. Robin Fuchs, MD

Dr. Robin Fuchs, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Robin Fuchs, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Kirkland, WA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

12911 120th Ave NE Ste H210

Kirkland, WA 98034

Contact Information

(425) 823-4000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fuchs performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
high
more than 85% of peers
Osteoarthritis
high
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. Fuchs' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fuchs "Dr. Fuchs is a fellowship-trained board certified orthopedic surgeon. He specializes in minimally invasive surgery (MIS) of the hip, knee, and shoulder, joint replacement surgery, and sports medicine. Dr. Fuchs is currently chief of orthopedic surgery at Evergreen Hospital. He completed his fellowship in joint replacement and sports medicine at the prestigious Insall Scott Kelly Institute in New York City. During this time, he worked with the team physicians of the New York Yankees, New York Knicks, and New Jersey Nets. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital level 1 trauma training facility and was awarded the Florida Orthopedic Society Resident Research Paper Award. Dr. Fuchs obtained his medical degree from the Penn State University College of Medicine while being president of his graduating class. He was the recipient of the Dean's Award, the Medical Student Research Award, and the Medical Student Orthopedic Award. Dr. Fuchs received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington, where he graduated on the Dean's List and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. In his spare time, Dr. Fuchs enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. He enjoys snow skiing, water skiing, tennis, and is an avid fisherman. He also speaks fluent Czech."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fuchs "I believe it is important to listen to each patient and understand their individual problem. My goal is to treat every patient like a family member and design a treatment plan that will allow them to return to their normal activities as soon as possible."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Bursitis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee

18  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Labrum Repair
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Meniscectomy
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Jackson Mem Hosp/Jackson Health
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Insall Scott Kelly Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fuchs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Czech

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fuchs' Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fuchs to family and friends
18 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Fuchs' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Dr. Fuches has done both knee replacements for me. I was a total chicken about any surgery. I questioned him ALOT about his abilities and history, he smiled his sweet smile and answered me with a gentle spirit. He is very kind! My first surgery went so well and the healing was so complete that...more
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I had both knees done with Dr. Fuchs and breezed through both recovery's. The SwiftPath method was a tremendous help in what to expect throughout the recovery process. He was thorough and did not push have surgery. I had been bone on bone for years and Dr. Fuchs stated "I am not going to tell...more
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Great surgeon. Fixed my knee perfectly. Nice guy too!
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Dr Fuchs was very thorough in getting my shoulder condition diagnosed and treated. He gave a good timeline of what was going to occur and stuck to it. The whole experience was successful and I would highly recommend him for most any orthopedic issues
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Dr. Fuchs preformed my knee replacement a year ago, April 27, 2015. I was entered in the Swiftpath Method, and I began physical therapy before the surgery. My surgery was at noon, on Monday, and I was in my own bed by 5:15PM that same day. The pain was minimum, until the meds wore off, about...more
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